The Government of Tamil Nadu signed 14 Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) worth Rs 10055 crore today. These are in continuation with 42 MoUs worth Rs 31464 Crore in Q1 and Q2 that will generate 69712 jobs. MoUs signed with foreign and domestic companies will generate an additional 7000 new jobs in the state and will provide a fillip to the sustainable investment climate of Tamil Nadu.
The MoUs were signed by MD & CEO Guidance in the presence of Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, State Industries Minister MC Sampath and Principal Secretary, Industries N Muruganandam.
Tamil Nadu, as a frontrunner for investments in renewable energy, signed an MoU with JSW Renew Energy’s hybrid project for Rs6300 crore. MoUs with Aosheng & TPI Composites were also signed for renewable energy manufacturing. Keeping the impetus for data centre investments worth Rs 8300 crore from Yotta infrastructure, HDCI Data Centre Holdings and ST Tele Media, an MoU was signed with Spain’s Mantra Data Centre for Rs750 crore making the state an emerging hub for Data Centres with competitive real estate and submarine cable landing stations.
Tamil Nadu continues to attract investments in automobile and auto components and MoUs were signed with Apollo Tyres for Rs 505 crore, Hyundai Wia for Rs 109 crore and LS Automotive for Rs 250 crore. The state continues to attract electric mobility investments and has signed MoUs with Li-Energy for Rs 300 crore and Grinntech for Rs90 crore.
An MoU with Britannia was signed for Rs250 crore. An MoU with Hiranandani’s Greenbase will see investments of Rs750 crore in developing industrial park in the state of Tamil Nadu.
Dr Neeraj Mittal, MD and CEO of Guidance, the nodal agency for investment promotion and facilitation said “Under the leadership of our Hon’ble Chief Minister, Tamil Nadu has been the frontrunner in post-COVID investments in the country and shown how states can adopt and rebuild economies in the ‘new normal’. Tamil Nadu’s excellent industrial ecosystem, trained manpower, connectivity, connected supply chains and pragmatic policies allows investors to take advantage of global realignment of value chains.”
The state leads the country in post-Covid investments in Q1 & Q2 (private investments & manufacturing) and with these MoUs it starts Q3 with a steady flow of investments.
Annexure - Details of the MoUs signed on 12.10. 2020
JSW Renew Energy Limited - Rs 6300 Crore
Mantra Data Center - Rs 750 Crore
Aosheng Hitech Ltd - Rs 200 Crore
Vans Chemistry - Rs 50 Crore
Apollo Tyres - Rs 505 Crore
Greenbase Industrial Parks - Rs 750 Crore
TPI Composites - Rs 300 Crore
Li-Energy - Rs 300 Crore
LS Automotive Pvt ltd - Rs 250 Crore
Britannia - Rs 250 Crore
Inox Air Products - Rs 150 Crore
Hyundai Wia - Rs 109 Crore
Grinn Tech Motors and service - Rs 90 Crore
Counter Measure Technologies - Rs 51 Crore